The Help

The civil rights melodrama The Help is based on Kathryn Stockett’s popular novel of the same name. The story takes place in 1963 Jackson, Mississippi, where Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a middle-aged black maid who recently lost her only son. From the opening moments of the film she explains that she's raised 17 white children in her life-time - the...read more

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Sat Oct 21 8:14pm
The Help BRAVO

A débutante in 1960s Mississippi sends her community into an uproar by conducting a series of probing interviews with the black female servants of the area's most-prominent families.

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Sat Oct 21 11:22pm
The Help BRAVO

A débutante in 1960s Mississippi sends her community into an uproar by conducting a series of probing interviews with the black female servants of the area's most-prominent families.

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Sat Oct 28 6:00pm
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  • Released: 2011
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: The civil rights melodrama The Help is based on Kathryn Stockett’s popular novel of the same name. The story takes place in 1963 Jackson, Mississippi, where Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a middle-aged black maid who recently lost her only son. From the o… (more)

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